Bryan Ferry

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Pino Palladino, pop's greatest bassist: 'I felt like a performing monkey!'
One of the world’s most celebrated bass players has worked with everyone from Adele to Elton John, the Who and D’Angelo. But the Welsh musician has hidden from the spotlight – until now

Alexis Petridis

06, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Bryan Ferry review – lounge lizard still at his best on the dancefloor
The Roxy Music frontman’s crooning numbers can be sophisticated – and also dull. It’s when he gets slinky that his tour’s opening night comes alive

Jude Rogers

10, Apr, 2018 @10:25 AM

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'Pete Doherty tried to get out of the car at 80mph': the stories behind NME's greatest covers
From Stuart Maconie romping up the Eiger with Stone Roses to Vivien Goldman having her mind blown by reggae sound systems, writers and editors from four decades of NME delve behind the front pages

Interviews by Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

09, Mar, 2018 @9:18 AM

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Bryan Ferry on how Roxy Music invented a new kind of pop: 'We were game for anything'
With their thrillingly strange 1972 debut, Roxy Music announced themselves as a band that were unlike anyone else. The singer looks back at how they created a new kind of music – out of Stax, oboes and Marilyn Monroe

Jon Savage

01, Feb, 2018 @12:58 PM

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'Such a sad event': why musicians hate the Tory party conference
Florence Welch and Calvin Harris have objected to their music being used at the Tory conference – the way Keane and the Dandy Warhols once did, too. It’s not surprising, given the tin-eared way the Tories twist song meanings

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

05, Oct, 2017 @10:54 AM

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Brian Eno reissues review – back to the future with his most beautiful music | Alexis Petridis' album of the week
After leaving Roxy Music, Eno created solo albums presaging everything from post-punk to My Bloody Valentine

Alexis Petridis

03, Aug, 2017 @2:00 PM

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Readers recommend: songs about glamour and style - results
Suede to Shorty Long, Roxy Music to Madonna, RR regular llamalpaca dons a suave, stylish outfit to compile a swaggering playlist from last week’s topic

Michael Moloney

12, Nov, 2015 @12:00 PM

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In-flight entertainment: when flying goes wrong for musicians
Jason Derulo is just the latest musician to find that flying commercial brings out the worst in him. Here are five other examples of when pop stars meet planes … with disastrous consequences

Tshepo Mokoena

18, Aug, 2015 @3:45 PM

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Bryan Ferry review – pop enigma still sets knees trembling
Ferry is as relaxed yet regal as ever, even as a borderline riot erupts when he breaks out the Roxy Music hits

Graeme Virtue

31, May, 2015 @10:34 AM

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New band of the week: White (No 54)
Glasgow band in love with 1981 white funk and 1982 new pop with a modern DFA sheen

Paul Lester

22, May, 2015 @5:02 PM

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Roxy Music: 10 of the best
There are two Roxy Musics – and our 10 deals only with the first, those abrasive musical insurgents, not the smooth balladeers of later years

Jeremy Allen

25, Feb, 2015 @12:55 PM

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6 Music festival review – a triumphant celebration of the left-field
A welcome return for Sleater-Kinney and a deafening performance from Mogwai were among the highlights of the eclectic bill, writes Dave Simpson

Dave Simpson

23, Feb, 2015 @3:04 PM

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